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Speaking of Chemistry

Chemical and Engineering News

A science podcast from Chemical and Engineering News featuring fascinating, weird and otherwise interesting chemistry topics from the American Chemical Society's flagship news publication.

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Speaking of Chemistry
Apr 30, 2015 Chemical and Engineering News
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Lauren Wolf explains how textile manufacturers are trying to make synthetic leather more eco-consious while keeping it fashion-friendly. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Apr 22, 2015 Chemical and Engineering News
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Speaking of Chemistry takes a field trip to Renegade Brewing Co. in Denver to talk yeast. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Mar 18, 2015 Chemical and Engineering News
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Turns out the term "hypoallergenic" means whatever manufacturers want it to mean. Sophia Cai explains why. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Mar 3, 2015 Chemical and Engineering News
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Matt Davenport sticks his nose into the science behind astronomical aromas and celestial body odors. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Jan 20, 2015 Chemical and Engineering News
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Adding hydrogen peroxide to your head can actually do a lot of damage. Matt Davenport breaks down why going platinum blonde could be bad for your "head suit." #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Jan 6, 2015 Chemical and Engineering News
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Getting fit inevitably means sweating—but what is that stinky, salty fluid anyway? Sophia Cai goes over four fun facts about the workout byproduct we love to hate. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Dec 23, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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How is the shiny tinsel that decorates many Christmas trees made? Find out all about tinsel's chemical history in this very special holiday episode of Speaking of Chemistry. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Nov 25, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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Your beer attracts fruit flies for a reason. Matt Davenport tells you why this could be the secret to the best beers you've never tasted. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Nov 11, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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Your toothpaste and face scrub probably get their scrubbing power from tiny plastic beads contained within. But environmental scientists and dentists alike are worried about these polyethylene “microbeads” getting into lakes, rivers, and your gums. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Oct 23, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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Scientists are working to catch a vicious serial killer... of frogs. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Sep 23, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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This episode answers the question: Why should you finish your antibiotics if you feel better? #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Sep 4, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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Scientists are racing to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a specific kind of brain trauma in athletes who experience repeated head injuries.#speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Aug 20, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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After a Mark Rothko painting was defaced, chemists at Dow teamed with art restoration and conservation experts at the Tate Modern to make it right. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Jul 16, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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We’ll sort through the science of SPF so you don’t get burned by sunscreen claims this summer. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Jun 17, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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A costly molecular mistake, tracking fracking, chemistry and cubicles, and powdered alcohol. speakingofchem@acs.org #speakingofchem
Speaking of Chemistry
May 16, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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The buzz around maple water and its health benefits, how researchers are trying to bring back the chemistry kits of yore, and why Cadillac is gluing its cars together. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org
Speaking of Chemistry
Apr 16, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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The newest generation of blimps, e-Cigarettes, communicating science through music, and using music to hide a recipe for gold. speakingofchem@acs.org #speakingofchem
Speaking of Chemistry
Mar 17, 2014 Chemical and Engineering News
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In this pilot episode, hosts Lauren K. Wolf and Carmen Drahl talk about top stories from Chemical and Engineering News. #speakingofchem speakingofchem@acs.org